|THE CAT’S MEOW
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope
Harvest Thanksgiving 13 October 2019
Randy+ will be away from October 17 to October 23. The Rev’d Barry Brown will preach and celebrate on October 20, For pastoral needs, see either Patrick Gray or Graham Cotter.
The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Ruth and Cody McDonald, parents of Ian McDonald.
Anointing For Healing— TODAY, Or anytime by appointment.
You are welcome to join us for the Angelus following the postlude at 10.30. Icon table at the back .
Eucharist & Pot Luck: October 16. Eucharist at 5:15 p.m. By then you’ll be tired of leftover turkey. So eat with us and enjoy a variety of things you didn’t have to make. See poster in hall lobby. Sign-up sheet on bulletin board.
Wednesday Eucharists are at St. Mark’s in October, 10:00.
Prayer Book Evensong is led by the Cantate Singers (previously known as the Junior Choir) on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Centering Prayer is held on Thursdays, 3.00 in the mezzanine
Sunday Offerings – Please prayerfully consider replacing your Sunday envelopes with a monthly pre-authorized donation to support St. Mark’s and its ministries.
Questionnaires –Place your parish questionnaire (distributed at the parish brunch) in the box on the back shelf in the church. It is marked Questionnaire. More forms are available by the box. Thank you for your responses.
Looking for more singers. Our adult choir would welcome a tenor and a bass (or two or three!). If you know of someone who might enjoy singing with us, please encourage them to consider joining. Randy Mills would be happy to contact anyone as well – just let him know!
Special Vestry, October 20, to approve the 2018 Audited Financial Statements, Immediately following the 10:30 service.
All Saints Day, November 3–If you wish a name(s) to be read in the prayers for the departed, fill out a form and place it in the box marked All Saints on the rear shelf. PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY. Also indicated at which service you wish the name to be read, 8.00 or 10.30.
HOLLYBERRY BAZAAR – NOV. 2 The bazaar is fast approaching and we need your support to make sure this is a successful event. Please consider supporting the bazaar by signing the sheet at the back of the church. The gift of your time on the day of the event is more significant than you realize. Thanks Gwen
Tuesday, Tea, and Theology 2019-2020
Oct. 15 Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, The Cost of Discipleship
Nov. 19 Nouwen, Henri, The Wounded Healer
Tuesday afternoons, 3:00 – 4:30, upstairs in the parish hall.
Doctrine of Discovery Learning together about it and its effect on the Indigenous people and their land is important to our understanding of, and move to, reconciliation. St. Mark’s will host three of the four sessions in the series starting on Saturday morning, October 26th.We will start with the documentary film, “Stolen Lands, Strong Hearts” and continue with facilitated small groups and speakers.
To register please see the poster at the back of the church.
|2019 Pre-Advent Day
Leader: The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil, Bishop of the Diocese of Toronto A Relevant Church? Come hear the new Bishop of Toronto on whether the church has an important role in this secular age and country… or not. We’ll engage with him on what the church is doing and needs to be doing to carry out God’s mission, no matter what the challenges.
Saturday November 23, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Participant Fee: $40 Lunch included. Please register by November 15. Call St. Peter’s Church Office at 905-372-3442 Hosted by St. Peter’s Anglican Church 240 College Street, Cobourg
AURA Ride For Refuge –AURA, The Anglican United Refugee Alliance, is holding its annual appeal Ride For Refuge this month. Christians are called to welcome the stranger. AURA has been inspiring and supporting Church based refugee sponsorship groups since 1985. St. Mark’s had direct experience with AURA when The River of Hope group sponsored a Syrian family who have successfully settled in Cobourg. We couldn’t have done it without AURA! Parishioners are invited to support AURA with a donation to the Church with AURA on the memo line any time in October.
FOOD BANK DONATIONS: Thank you to all who give regularly and place non-perishable items in the basket inside the church entrance. CONDIMENTS (Mustard, ketchup, etc.) & JAMS are wanted!
Do you know of a bright, light, airy, well-serviced 3,000 sq ft location downtown that could house the Food Bank? Contact Marion Thompson 289-314-1349 or email@example.com
|The Cat’s Meow: For inclusion, contact Marion Thompson through the office or at firstname.lastname@example.org Friday morning.
Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday,
9 a.m. to noon. 905-885-4071
Provided pro bono to St. Mark’s by:
Jim Corkery at Corkery + Co.